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Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Riverside Township Police Chief H. David Jaensch announced that a recent increase in gun violence in Riverside has prompted an ongoing investigation into the shootings by several law enforcement agencies. “We will not permit the neighborhoods of Burlington County to be treated as shooting galleries and war zones,” …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that one of the defendants who conceived the fictitious GoFundMe “Paying it Forward” campaign was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison for participating in the fraudulent scheme that misled donors into contributing more than $402,000 to a fabricated cause. Mark D’Amico, 43, of Florence, …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police Chief Walt Miller announced that a 71-year-old Marlton man has been charged with possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material. Arnold DiBlasi, of the first block of Prince Charles Court, was charged with four counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child (three First Degree …

The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey annually awards scholarships to college, graduate and law students. Each scholarship is a one-year grant in the amount of $3,500.00 paid directly to the recipient. Scholarship recipients from previous years are ineligible. The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey Inc. announces the availability of the following scholarships: The …

  LaChia L. Bradshaw was sworn in today as Burlington County Prosecutor during a groundbreaking ceremony marking the first time in the BCPO’s history that a person of color or a woman has taken the oath to oversee the agency for a full-length term. After being nominated by Governor Murphy last month, Prosecutor Bradshaw emphasized …

Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a 44-year-old Westampton Township man pled guilty to beating his elderly neighbors last summer after breaking into their home, resulting in the death of a 79-year-old man. Under an agreement with the Prosecutor’s Office, Rhys R. Lershe pled guilty on Wednesday to Aggravated Manslaughter (First Degree) and …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Maple Shade Police Chief Christopher J. Fletcher announced that a 22-year-old Clementon man has been charged with fatally shooting a resident of the Fox Meadow apartments earlier this year in the parking lot of the complex. Teon Macklin-Goodwine, of the Tory Estates apartments, was charged with Murder …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw announced that a Cinnaminson Township police officer must forfeit his position and is permanently barred from holding public employment in New Jersey after an investigation revealed he was inappropriately utilizing law employment resources to gain personal information about a woman he met online. Kevin Bohn, 41, of Cinnaminson, …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that the person who barricaded himself inside a Beverly City residence last week has been charged with killing a man in the home prior to the ensuing standoff with law enforcement. Larry Brown, 27, was charged yesterday with Murder …

Burlington County Acting Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Beverly City Public Safety Director Rich Wolbert announced that charges have been filed against a man who barricaded himself in a Beverly City residence early yesterday morning when police went to the Bentley Avenue home after receiving information that a homicide had been committed there a short …